Freshers and Refreshers at NTU: Friday 17th - Sunday 26th September 2021

City Freshers Events

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You can now save money and buy a pass giving you access to a package of Freshers Events valid whilst space permits.

Friday 17th September

Freshers Opening Party

The Level, City Students’ Union – 9:30pm - late

The wait is finally over… Join us as we host over 2000 brand new Trent students in The Level for a huge club night to kick off your time at Trent.  There’s no better way to make friends and meet new people than at this welcoming opening party.  We’ll be starting as we mean to go on with incredible drink deals, the biggest tunes supplied by our resident Trent DJ’s and a few surprises thrown in. 

Saturday 18th September

Tiki Party

Ocean – 9:30pm – late

Grab your grass skirts and Hawaiian shirts, you’re in for an unforgettable experience at Ocean.  The venue that has become an institution amongst Trent students can’t wait to welcome this year’s Freshers.  Fancy dress is always encouraged at the place where anything goes. Get your free Hawaiian leis at the door.

Sunday 19th September

Tuned: Welcome to the Circus

Rock City – 9:30pm – late

Roll up roll up, one of the most famous venues in the country opens its doors exclusively for Nottingham Trent Freshers. This circus themed clubnight brings you big lights, extravagant decor, 3 rooms of music and 13 bars. To make sure you enjoy the evening whilst on a student budget, we bring you 2-4-1 drinks all night.

Sunday 19th September

Neon Jungle

The Point, Clifton Students Union – 9:30pm – late

Step into the Neon Jungle. Here you’ll find the atmosphere of a futuristic underground with the energy of a carnival.  Live DJ’s are on hand to immerse you into this crazy reality.  Thousands of free glowsticks and LED batons to give away at this one-of-a-kind event.  Neon clothing is encouraged.

Bus from outside City SU at 21:30. Or make your own way to Clifton SU.  Return leaves at 01:30

Glasshouse only: Your bus will collect from outside halls (near Aldi Car Park Entrance) at 22:00 and return leaves at 01:30

Monday 20th September

Trent Army

The Level, City Students’ Union – 9:30pm – late

The Freshers Week main event! Tonight’s the night you become a fully fledged member of The Trent Army!  A huge tradition for NTU students.  Get your camo gear and army face paints ready and join the ultimate Trent Freshers event.  Your City Campus Students’ Union has been completely transformed into the Trent Army base camp with a huge light show and live DJ sets from the best Nottingham has to offer.

Monday 20th September

Stealth

Stealth & Rescue Rooms – 10pm – late

Stealth & Rescue Rooms join forces to bring you the ultimate alternative music night. A multi-venue festival experience with 5 rooms of music, outdoor patios and guest DJ’s showcasing the best from Bassline, Drum n Bass, UK Rap and Indie. Plus 2-for-1 drinks all night long.

Tuesday 21st September

Muddle

The Loft, City Students’ Union – 7pm – 10:30pm

NTSU’s famous weekly cocktail night hosted in the Loft.  Sit down, relax and enjoy the vibes with a mouth-watering selection of cocktails on offer – not forgetting our range of mocktails!  A free cocktail on arrival is included as part of your ticket. 

Tuesday 21st September

Outdoor Cinema

The Magic Garden - 7pm-10pm

Hidden away behind the cobbled streets of The Lace Market lies The Magic Garden. Join us under the stars and magical fairy lights as we show a sing-along favourite ‘The Greatest Showman’ on the big outdoor screen. Free popcorn on arrival for all ticket holders. 

Wednesday 22nd September

Muddle

The Loft, City Students’ Union – 7pm – 10:30pm

NTSU’s famous weekly cocktail night hosted in the Loft.  Sit down, relax and enjoy the vibes with a mouth-watering selection of cocktails on offer – not forgetting our range of mocktails!  A free cocktail on arrival is included as part of your ticket. 

Wednesday 22nd September

OnPoint Festival

Clifton Campus – 8pm – 1am

Your very own Trent festival, with multiple stages of music, fairground attractions and free giveaways.  Experience the chilled vibes of the DJ’s on the outdoor terrace and feel the huge atmosphere of the indoor main arena.  There’s something for everyone at this year’s OnPoint Festival. 

Bus from outside City SU at 20:45. Or make your own way to Clifton SU

Wednesday 22nd September

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The Loft, City Students’ Union – 11pm – late

Trent’s LGBTQ+ friendly night. Everyone is welcome at the ultra-friendly night hosted in conjunction with NTU Pride.  It’s the perfect place to meet new friends.  Expect live DJ’s playing classic disco vibes and great drink deals all night long.  You’ll receive a free drink on arrival with your ticket.

Thursday 23rd September

Acoustic Sessions

The Loft, City Students’ Union – 7pm – 10:30pm

Take a seat and enjoy a chilled evening of live music performances at the Acoustic Sessions. Featuring some of Nottingham’s finest up-and-coming live music talent.

Thursday 23rd September

Silent Disco

The Level, City Students’ Union – 9:30pm – late

You have the power to switch between three channels of great music and witness the DJs battle it out for the dance floor. With great drink deals and a huge range of music, there is something for everyone at the Silent Disco. You’ll receive a set of headphones on arrival at the venue.

Thursday 23rd September

Oktoberfest

Bierkeller – 9pm – late

Head to Bierkeller to celebrate Oktoberfest, with full steins, german sausages, bunting and perhaps even some dancing on benches. Live DJs throughout the night playing tunes. Your ticket also includes a spirit and mixer or soft drink. 

Friday 24th September

Comedy Box

The Loft, City Students’ Union – 7pm – 10:30pm

Take your seat for The Comedy Box. Get ready to laugh out loud as we bring you a line-up of performers, including some of Britain’s best up-and-coming comedians.   Drinks and snacks will be available from the bar.

Friday 24th September

Secret Rave

Secret location - 10pm – late

Trent Freshers take over a new warehouse style venue in Nottingham City centre. An industrial underground clubbing experience with a huge atmosphere. Limited tickets available on a strictly first-come-first-served basis. Be amongst the first to experience this one-of-a-kind club.  Location revealed to ticket holders. 

Friday 24th September

Encore

The Level, City Students’ Union – 10:30pm – late

Enjoy the best in R&B, Hip-Hop, Grime, Dancehall and Afrobeats at Encore.  Dress to impress and prepare for a first class experience.  Tickets are strictly limited so book yours now to avoid disappointment.

Saturday 25th September

DISTRICT

The Level, City Students’ Union – 10pm – late

Over the last two decades, thousands of students have gathered every Saturday to experience Nottingham’s #1 student night, enjoying a massive atmosphere and the biggest tunes.  Tonight we launch Saturdays exclusively for Trent Freshers.  It’s set to be a huge night, with a few surprises thrown in, you won’t want to miss this one!

Sunday 26th September

Oktoberfest

Bierkeller – 9pm – late

Head to Bierkeller to celebrate Oktoberfest, with full steins, german sausages, bunting and perhaps even some dancing on benches. Live DJs throughout the night playing tunes. Your ticket also includes a spirit and mixer or soft drink. 

Sunday 26th September

Secret Rave

Secret location – 10pm – late

Trent Freshers take over a new warehouse style venue in Nottingham City centre. An industrial underground clubbing experience with a huge atmosphere. Limited tickets available on a strictly first-come-first-served basis. Be amongst the first to experience this one-of-a-kind club.  Location revealed to ticket holders.